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Donald Trump tax cut: Huge, vague and likely mild boost for economy

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President Donald Trump‘s team boasted Wednesday that its tax-cut plan would lighten Americans’ financial burdens, ignite economic growth and vastly simplify tax filing. Yet the proposal so far remains short of vital details, including how it would be paid for. And based on the few specifics spelled out so far, most experts suggest that it would add little to growth while swelling the budget deficit and potentially handing large windfalls to wealthier taxpayers. Trump’s plan would replace the current seven…

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SmartBurg initiative aims to engage St. Pete on economic growth opportunities

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There’s a new way for St. Pete residents to get engaged in their community. Justin Bean, a young professional who relocated to St. Pete as an adult, launched SmartBurg, an initiative aimed at increasing community engagement and furthering economic growth and development throughout the city. The group’s mission statement is to be “focused on the future of St. Pete” and to “accomplish smart economic growth through innovative, creative and competitive ideas.” His idea isn’t entirely new. It started last Spring…

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